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Up Close With Cindy Walpole

Up Close With Cindy Walpole
Cindy Walpole’s award winning photography has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute, the Florida Museum of Photography and the San Diego Museum of Natural History where she won best of show at the annual “Best of Nature” photography exhibit. To see more fine art photography by Cindy and her husband Chuck Fritsch, visit FocusFrog.com. In this blog she shared some of her adventures photographing hummingbirds in the tropics. (All images copyright Cynthia Walpole) “I grew up in the tropical paradise of Costa Rica surrounded by a plethora of exotic plants and animals. Aptly named “The Rich Coast,” it is a Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua and Panama, a bit smaller than West Virginia. With altitudes varying from sea level [continue reading...]

Gigi Stoll: Inspiration All Over the World

Gigi Stoll: Inspiration All Over the World
Through a Lens Brightly: Women, Photography & Change A Blog Series in Honor of Women’s History Month Gigi Stoll began photography while working as a fashion model, using a Polaroid camera to snap pictures of friends. After covering the Leu Family Iron at a tattoo convention in Amsterdam, her images were featured in a gallery on New York’s Upper East Side, and a new career was off and running. Stoll’s work has been featured in British Vogue, French Vogue, Japanese Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Vanity Fair, W Magazine, GQ Japan, Instyle, Visionaire, V Magazine, VMan. She has also worked for Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. to document their corporate social responsibility projects, and for 100cameras.org, in which Leica Cameras sponsored her trip to India and the Russ [continue reading...]

At Calumet Photographic: Abundance and Scarcity

At Calumet Photographic: Abundance and Scarcity
Professional Women Photographers presents Abundance and Scarcity, a photographic exhibition exploring the theme of more or less in nature and society. The show runs from February 1st through February 21st at the HP Galleries at Calumet Photographic, 22 West 22nd Street (between 5th & 6th Ave), New York City.           Photograph by Fabienne Cuter  

Raïssa Venables to Speak at Professional Women Photographers

Raïssa Venables to Speak at Professional Women Photographers
On Wednesday, October 3rd, photographer Raïssa Venables will speak about her work at Professional Women Photographers. Ms. Venables was born in New Paltz, NY, and received an MFA degree in Photography in 2002 from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, an MPS in Digital Photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2010, and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1999. Venables has had numerous solo exhibitions at such art institutions as the Jersey City Museum, the Roswell Art Museum and in Kunstvereinen throughout Germany. Her work has also been part of many group exhibitions at museums including the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Emden Museum, the Marta Herford Museum and the Städel Museum. [continue reading...]

Arlene Gottfried at PWP!

Arlene Gottfried at PWP!
On September 5, 2012,  Arlene Gottfried presented her work at Professional Women Photographers, highlighting her most recent book, Bacalaitos & Fireworks, a collection of photographs from the 1970′s to the present of New York Puerto Rican culture. Gottfried’s work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Life Magazine, Fortune, Newsweek, Rolling Stone and New York Magazine. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution, Noorderlicht Acts of Faith, International Fototage, FNAC Galleries, the Space Gallery, and Leica, and is included in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Chase Manhattan Bank, the New York Public Library, Haverford College, Lehigh University, and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris. Her numerous awards include the Berenice Abbott International Competition of Women’s Documentary [continue reading...]